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How to make No-Knead Chocolate Artisan Bread recipe
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No-Knead Chocolate Artisan Bread

No-Knead Chocolate Artisan Bread is an easy to make crusty bread recipe that packs chocolate flavor into every chewy bite. With cocoa powder and chopped dark chocolate, this easy artisan bread is a delicious treat!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Rise Time12 hrs
Total Time13 hrs 15 mins
Course: bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate Artisan Bread
Servings: 8
Calories: 344kcal


  • 2 ½ cups flour
  • 2 tsp yeast
  • 2 TBSP cocoa powder
  • 2-3 TBSP granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 ½ cups room temperature water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup toasted walnuts
  • ½ cup chopped dark chocolate


  • Whisk the flour, yeast, cocoa powder & salt together.  Add in 2-3 TBSP sugar, if desired. Slowly add in the water and oil while stirring with a wooden spoon.
  • Stir in the chocolate and walnuts. The dough will be very moist.
  • Place the dough in a lightly oiled bowl and cover with plastic wrap.
  • Let the dough rise at room temperature for 12 hours.
  • Preheat your oven with a dutch oven or cast iron pot inside to 425 F.
  • Dust the dough with flour and fold it onto itself several times. Turn the dough so a smooth side is on top, then place on a piece of floured parchment paper.
  • Carefully lower the parchment & dough into the hot dutch oven and put the lid on. Cook for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the lid and cook for 30 more minutes.
  • Remove parchment & dough from pot. Let cool, then slice & serve.


Calories: 344kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 298mg | Potassium: 233mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 7IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 4mg